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Serratiopeptidase

Molecule Description

Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps to provide relief from pain, swelling ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Interactions
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Serratiopeptidase

Serratiopeptidase is used to provide relief from pain, swelling & inflammation.
contraindications

Contraindications of Serratiopeptidase

When should one not use Serratiopeptidase

  • If you are allergic to serratiopeptidase
  • If you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding
sideEffects

Side effects of Serratiopeptidase

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rashes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Serratiopeptidase

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take serratiopeptidase during pregnancy?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking serratiopeptidase during pregnancy, as limited information is available about its safety in pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take serratiopeptidase while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult your doctor before taking loperamide while breastfeeding, as limited safety information is available.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed serratiopeptidase?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of serratiopeptidase on driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with serratiopeptidase?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of serratiopeptidase with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys
  • You have in the past or still suffer from any bleeding disorder
  • You are scheduled to undergo a surgery
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking serratiopeptidase
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Serratiopeptidase

How Does It Work?

Serratiopeptidase works by blocking the release of certain chemical substances in the body that cause pain, redness & swelling.
interactions

Interactions of Serratiopeptidase

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way serratiopeptidase works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Especially if you are taking any blood thinners.
dosage

Dosage of Serratiopeptidase

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you suspect an overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of serratiopeptidase, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Do no...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is serratiopeptidase used for?

A: Serratiopeptidase provides relief from pain, swelling & inflammation.

Q: In which all dosage forms is serratiopeptidase available?

A: Serratiopeptidase is available in the form of tablet, syrup, powder.
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2021 | 10:06 PM (IST)

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